Grateful Dead

Madison Square Garden - September 21, 1982

Madison Square Garden

September 21, 1982

New York, NY US

Average: 4.6 (14 votes)

Set List:

Playin' in the Band
Crazy Fingers
Me and My Uncle
Big River
West L.A. Fadeaway
Beat it on Down the Line
Looks Like Rain
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider

Touch of Grey
Samson and Delilah
High Time
Estimated Prophet
He's Gone
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away
Black Peter
Good Lovin'

U.S. Blues

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Joined: Jun 13 2007
My second show I had just

My second show I had just turned 15. what I remember mostly is intro by john sher promoter I think it these where the only shows I ever heard them introduced Playin 1st set with a china rider to close didnt see too many of those.

Joined: Jun 13 2007
First & only time on MSG Floor for me ...

and the only time I ever saw the band introduced, too. What could be better than a "Playin" opener? - four minutes into the show, and it's jam time. Before this show, I thought all those stories of the Garden pumping up and down were just stories - hah! - in fact the whole building was dancing to the tune of Phil's bass! Great show.

Joined: Apr 5 2009
my first show

13 years old ... my big brother drove me there ... and then ... the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began ...

Joined: Apr 5 2009
The Garden DOES move!

It's absolutely true, you have to feel it to believe it. The only other band that I ever felt make the Garden move was Pearl Jam, and that was long after this... But the Dead did it every time...

I remember quite well John Scher's band intro, and also there was a film crew on stage for Playin In The Band. What a way to open a show, into the greatly anticipated Crazy Fingers which we had all heard about being broken out that summer! And I finally got to hear China/Rider - my all-time favorite... Also another highlight for me was High Time. Just super-sweet stuff. Take a look at the 'fan' photo - what a great shot. Bob and Jer in that red light, I can see them like it was yesterday... Thanks to the Phellow Phreak who posted it...



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Joined: Aug 25 2012
Listening to this 1 now

This show is full of fun moments. Love the opener even though done earlier in the tour at Cap center, still has punch. Was my very 1st time in the big city alone. Well not really alone once at the Garden. I can still recall sitting outside the Garden smoking a bowl of Hash with a few other freaks when a NYC police officer turned the corner . We threw the bowl on the ground and he came over and asked "what's the matter stuffs no good?". I said to myself this is for sure the big city cops don't have time to waste on us .
As far the show itself I was blown away and enjoyed the heck out it . Even though had been on much of tours this year it all still seemed so very new back then. We were calling the new songs by different names cause no one knew the proper titles for at least a month or so. Ashes Ashes and we will survive. Think we got West L A correct but didn't add the fade away to it yet. Was just west L A. Day Job was easy to figure out . I happen to only miss 5 day jobs in all of the times that it was played and over played. Back then threw the early 80's It seemed as if we got Day job every other show. Even though was only played 29 total times.


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Madison Square Garden - September 21, 1982